NBCC News

January, 2016

NBCC Board Election Results

by Admin | Jan-01-2016

All the votes are in and the results are ready to share. The eight members elected for three-year terms on the 24-member National Book Critics Circle Board...read »

December, 2015

A Reminder about Board Elections

by admin | Dec-08-2015

If you've ever contemplated running for the NBCC Board, now's your chance. There are nine seats opening after the awards ceremony in March 2016, and we're...read »

November, 2015

Stephen Burt Launches New “Making the Case” NBCC Series at Library of Congress

by Admin | Nov-20-2015

If you'll be in the Washington, D.C., area next week please join the NBCC and the Poetry and Literature Center of the Library of Congress for the launch of a...read »

July, 2015

NBCC/Zyzzyva Partygoers Salute Maxine Hong Kingston

by admin | Jul-09-2015

"You changed our lives!" A group of Bay Area Asian American women writers gave a spontaneous salute to NBCC nonfiction awardee Maxine Hong Kingston (Woman...read »

June, 2015

How to Make that “Brilliant” Cocktail Concocted for Book Critics

by Jane Ciabattari | Jun-08-2015

The NBCC's post-membership meeting party, held at the Center for Fiction on May 27 to cap off a day of BEA-timed NBCC events, featured a special gin cocktail....read »

NBCC at Printers Row Lit Fest this Weekend

by Admin | Jun-04-2015

Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago is coming up June 6 and 7. National Book Critics Circle panel on books and publishing Jun. 6, 2015 from 3:30 PM to 4:15...read »

May, 2015

NBCCers Party at #BEA15

by Jane Ciabattari | May-28-2015

Photographer Sean Sime was in the house to capture the hilarity and bookchat at this year's NBCC BEA party at the Center for Fiction, after the orning's...read »

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